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Illinois Institute of Technology Robert A. Pritzker Science Center

The design reflects the college’s reputation for innovation in science.

Location
Chicago, IL
Scope of Services
Planning
Programming
Architecture
Interior Design

Size:
124,000 sf

Construction Type:
Renovation

The IIT Pritzker Science Center that houses the College of Science and Letters is undergoing a phased renovation. The project provides technology and spaces for forward thinking learning within the modern architectural vocabulary of a 1966, Miesian-style building..

LCM is providing programming, master planning, and design for the facility’s incremental transformation. Our approach is to create a visually appealing, energizing environment that supports IIT’s reputation for innovation and creative science.  

We first studied the feasibility of the building’s future as a teaching and research hub on campus. LCM then developed a comprehensive revitalization master plan. The plan envisions classrooms, teaching/research labs, offices, student lounges and collaborative spaces to meet evolving needs.  

Initial phases developed an interior, light-infused lobby and an exterior plaza. This public-facing development refreshes the school’s image and reestablishes its connection to the main campus thoroughfare. A third phase renovates major interior spaces, modernizing a large lecture hall and creating flexible peer-to-peer learning classrooms. Renovation of the Dean’s suite with offices, a kitchenette, reception, and teaming areas, was the latest phase of development.

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